When I was younger I did not think about the consequences of my choices and I was never afraid to take risks in my life. Back then I did not want to listen to anyone and I thought that I knew everything and I always walked my own way in life. I must admit that I was not the easiest person to understand and when I look at how I was at that time from today’s perspective I must say that I was a complicated person and I thought that the whole world was going against me. However, the truth was that I actually was going against myself.
When you are a child the most important thing is that you have stability around you and that you feel that someones cares for you. Things that happen to you in your childhood will affect you later in life which can lead to wrong decisions that will have consequences maybe for the rest of your life because the choices that you make hurt you while you think you are doing it to hurt the ones that you feel have done wrong to you.
I regret the way I treated the ones that I love the most and the words that I said to them. I was doing this because I was screaming for attention and I did not know how to ask for it. Instead I thought that my actions would draw their attention towards me. I had a tendency to make people going against me since my behaviour was not right and people were distancing themselves from me. I guess I also struggled since I lacked a dad when I grew up. He passed away when I was a little child. I was jealous at my cousins since they had a dad and when I saw the love that their father were giving to them it was difficult for me to accept it. In order to get attention I behaved very strange.
Looking back at my life I can easily understand why I liked to be around boys because there was a role in my life that was missing. I regret that I have hurt the ones that I love the most but I understand today how important the role of the adults and parents in a child’s life is. It is not good for the child to see the parents arguing and screaming to one another and if the children do something wrong it is not correct to scream to them and hit them. This is not the right method for raising a child.
I also regret that I did not focus on education when I was younger. I did not want to listen to my mom and grandmother when they told me that I should go to school. However, I have taken some education after I came to Norway but I regret that I did not start when I was younger. Education is a really important aspect of developing and I think that it slowed down my development when I was younger. I studied economics but I found out that economics was not right for me. I think that I am a person that suits better in health jobs and I don’t think that there is a time in life when it is too late for taking education. We learn as long as we live.
The message in this post is that the parents should take really good care of the children since they are the future not only of the family but also for the entire country. The actions of the parents can leave marks in their children that make them do wrong things as a consequence of it. However, I think that everything that has happened to me in the past has shaped me to the person that I am today and I believe that I can use some of my experiences in order to help others. I see how important the role of the parents is though and I think that parents should think twice before they scream or hit their children. A child should never fear their parents rather respect them. That is two very different things.
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